Capacitor Antitrust Litigation for Major Opt-Out Plaintiffs

Electronics Component Distributors

Secured a $267 million verdict after a two week jury trial in favor of one of the largest electronic components distributors in the United States. While the trial defendants only accounted for a small portion of the client’s capacitor purchases, the trial team successfully argued that trial defendants and their co-conspirators knowingly conspired to manipulate prices for capacitors sold in the U.S. and purchased by the client. The victory represents the largest jury verdict for an antitrust opt-out plaintiff in US history, and is part of a wider representation of opt-out plaintiffs in the prosecution of federal antitrust price fixing claims against the major world-wide manufacturers of capacitors. 

Representation of B piece and special servicer clients, handling in excess of $130billion in 2.0 CMBSsecuritizations.
Representation of an energy company in its $9.45 billion all-cash acquisition of another energy company, resulting in the creation of the largest utility holding company in the United States.
Handled the sale of over 2,000 REOs, with aggregate purchase prices in the billions of dollars, through both the negotiation and closing of individual sales and the structuring and sale by auction of multiple properties. The largest was approximately $216 million, which was the sale of a major hotel...